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April 1 and November 1
Amount
Up to $5,000
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  • Offered by
    Council on International Educational Exchange
    7 Custom House Street, 3rd Floor
    Portland, ME 04101
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must plan to participate in a CIEE study abroad program. Financial need is strongly considered along with other materials from the study abroad application. Other eligibility requirements vary according to the specific scholarship. If awarded a scholarship, applicants are required to submit a one-page essay on their experiences after returning.
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  • Offered by
    Fund for American Studies
    1706 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. There are programs in comparative political and economic systems, political journalism, business and government, philanthropy and international institutes. Each program includes classes, an internship and special events. Students take classes at Georgetown University and live in downtown Washington, DC. Summer and school-year programs are available.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
Up to $15,000
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    Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University
    3301 N. Fairfax Drive
    Suite 440
    Arlington, VA 22201
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be one of the following: undergraduates who will be juniors or seniors during the academic year of funding, graduate students who are in any field and at any stage before completion of the Ph.D., law students, MBA students or other professional students. The fellowships can be used for study in the U.S. or abroad. Applicants must also be enrolled as full-time students at an accredited degree-granting institution.
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March 1
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  • Offered by
    National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
    1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009-3298
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.
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Deadline
September 22
Amount
$2,500
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  • Offered by
    Pi Sigma Alpha
    The Washington Center
    2301 M Street NW, Fifth Floor
    Washington, DC 20037-1427
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must belong to Pi Sigma Alpha and be nominated by their local chapter. The award is for a political science internship is based on academic achievement and service to the organization.
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March 4
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  • Offered by
    Campus Compact
    45 Temple Place
    Boston, MA 02111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Emphasis is on students who have demonstrated leadership abilities and significant interest in civic responsibility. Students must attend one of the 1,000 Campus Compact member institutions and be nominated by the Campus Compact member president. Applicants must be sophomores or juniors at four-year colleges or must attend a two-year college.
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Rolling
Amount
All living costs (including room and board)
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    No
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    Project Vote Smart
    Internship Coordinator
    1 Common Ground
    Philipsburg, MT 59858
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current college students in good standing or recent college graduates. They must be able to approach voter education work with a non-partisan attitude and be willing to commit to a ten-week internship. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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    German Marshall Fund of the United States
    1744 R Street NW
    Washington, DC 20009
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Fellowships are by invitation from GMF and are issued to senior policy-practitioners, journalists, academics and businesspeople. Fellows work in residence in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium.
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  • Offered by
    Young People For
    2000 M Street, NW
    Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate students and be interested in promoting social change on their campuses and in their communities. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,000-$4,000
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  • Offered by
    Zonta International
    1211 West 22nd Street
    Oak Brook, IL 60523
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be pre-college women between the ages of 16 and 20. District award winners receive at least $1,000, and international award winners receive $3,000. Selection is based on volunteerism, volunteer leadership and dedication to "advancing the status of women worldwide." Club deadlines vary. The April 1 deadline is the date by which applications must be received by the District Governor.
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February 1
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